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An Intimate And Inspiring Conversation with Music Mogul Mike Bivins | June 3rd, 2017


 
Harlem School Of The Arts And The R&B Foundation Present An Intimate And Inspiring Conversation With Entrepreneur And Music Mogul Mike Bivins
 
NEW YORK – May 31, 2017 – PRLog — On June 3rd, in celebration of Black Music Month and the HSA Spring Music Festival, the Harlem School of the Arts, in association with The R&B Foundation, welcomes entrepreneur and music mogul Mike Bivins, for an intimate conversation about his life and multi-facetted career.

Corinne Bailey Rae Launches 6 Part Podcast Series “The Heart Speaks In Whispers Podcast”

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PRESIDENT OBAMA INCLUDES CORINNE’S “GREEN APHRODISIAC” ON HIS
SUMMER PLAYLIST “SONGS FOR THE NIGHTTIME”
 
Grammy Award-winning singer Corinne Bailey Rae has launched a six-part podcast series exploring the themes and personal experiences that inspired the creative process behind her critically acclaimed album The Heart Speaks In Whispers. Acting as narrator, interviewer and guide, Corinne delves deep into her passions and presents a fascinating collection of subjects with the help of a wide range of experts, philosophers, authors, artists and musicians.

Our Conversation with Jody Watley | 2016

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Music Editor A. Scott Galloway Interviews Music Diva Jody Watley!
 
T.U.M.S. is elated to have with us this month, as part of Black History Month, one of the finest singers of our time. R&B/Soul Songstress Jody Watley is on the move again with the return of group Shalamar Reloaded and New Music on the horizon. Our music editor A. Scott Galloway spent some quality time with Ms. Watley to discuss an array of topics. LOTS OF THEM! Pull up a chair and relax for a moment – Our conversation with Jody Watley comes to you NOW!
 
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DASH Radio Partners with Miles Davis Estate to Announce New Show “Evolution of The Groove”

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DASH RADIO PARTNERS WITH MILES DAVIS ESTATE FOR NEW SHOW “EVOLUTION OF THE GROOVE”
 
HOSTS ERIN DAVIS & VINCE WILBURN, JR. WELCOME LEGENDARY BASSIST VERDINE WHITE OF EARTH, WIND & FIRE ON DECEMBER 4th
 
(Hollywood, CA) — DASH Radio, a streaming broadcast radio platform for iOS and Android, is excited to announce new show “Evolution Of The Groove,” in partnership with Miles Davis Estate and hosted by Erin Davis (son of Miles Davis) and Vince Wilburn, Jr. (nephew of Miles Davis). In the spirit of Miles, the free-form, progressive platform will cover a multitude of genres and topics, designed to keep the cultural conversation moving forward.

New Book Release: Legendary Drummer/Singer Sheila E.’s “The Beat Of My Own Drum” | Avail NOW

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FROM THE LEGENDARY EMMY & GRAMMY-NOMINATED SINGER, DRUMMER, AND PERCUSSIONIST—A POWERFUL MEMOIR OF THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF MUSIC AND FIVE DECADES OF LIFE AND LOVE ON THE STAGE
 
In the first pages of her thoughtful and compelling memoir, THE BEAT OF MY OWN DRUM, renowned drummer and percussionist Sheila “E” Escovedo vividly describes what it felt like to approach the stage for her first live performance. The connection she felt to the music seemed like part of her DNA. The cymbals vibrated through her body and the timbales shook her bones and touched her soul. She was five years old.

Our Conversation with Guitarist Earl Klugh | 36th Annual Playboy Jazz Exclusive 2014

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Check out our Interview with Jazz Legend Earl Klugh as part of our coverage of the Playboy Jazz Festival!
 
Whats Happening Readers,
 
As you may know, this weekend is the 36th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival at the Hollywood Bowl in Southern California. And one of the players slated to appear and perform stopped by T.U.M.S. recently for a candid conversation with our Publisher Terrill J. Hanna.

Alicia Keys to Headline Special Panel @ 2014 ESSENCE Festival

Alicia Keys
at The 2014 ESSENCE Festival To Headline a Special ESSENCE Empowerment Experience Panel With Greater Than AIDS:



“Through Love of Self, Family and Community, Empowering Black Women to End AIDS”

Friday, July 4th at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans


MENLO PARK, Calif., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Fifteen time Grammy Award-winning artist and HIV advocate Alicia Keys will join with Greater Than AIDS and ESSENCE to headline a special ESSENCE Empowerment Experience panel on Friday, July 4th (specific time to be announced) in New Orleans on “Through Love of Self, Family and Community, Empowering Black Women to End AIDS.”

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Chaka Khan Joins Fans for Video Chat on Google+ Hangouts on Air | Documentary Special Airing on Centric TV

Ten-Time GRAMMY® Award Winner Chaka Khan
Joins Fans for a Pre-Birthday Live Video Chat on
Google+ Hangouts on Air
Wednesday, March 19, 9pm ET/8pm CT/6pm PT


 
Chaka Celebrates Her Birthday Week with
Preview of New Tracks, Documentary Special Airing on
Centric TV Network and an Exclusive Performance on
Sirius XM Satellite Radio
 

 
(Los Angeles, CA – March 17, 2014) – Ten-time GRAMMY® Award winner Chaka Khan will join fans for a pre-birthday one hour live video chat on Google+ Hangouts on Air on Wednesday, March 19, at 9:00 p.m. ET/8:00 p.m. CT/6:00 p.m. PT.  The video chat will be broadcast from the historic Henson Recording Studios in Los Angeles, CA.  Nine of Chaka’s most loyal supporters from around the world, including Europe, South America and the United States, will conduct a question and answer session; and viewers will have the opportunity to submit questions.
 
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Author James Arena Releases Tell-All Book, “First Legends of Disco” | Avail NOW.

Disco Celebrities Share the Highs and Lows of the Era in New Book “First Legends of Disco”



Author James Arena interviews 40 prominent disco stars in new tell-all.


I was privileged to share the personal stories of many disco legends, such as Alfa Anderson (formerly of the Nile Rodgers group Chic), Randy Jones (formerly with the Village People), George McCrae (“Rock Your Baby”) and France Joli (“Come To Me”).


New York (PRWEB) February 26, 2014

Forty years after the first disco songs topped the U.S. pop charts and launched an exciting new era in music, author James Arena asks: where are these stars today?

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Big Daddy Kane to be The Voice of New Docu-Series on CENTRIC, “BEING” | Premieres Feb. 15th, 2014

CENTRIC Announces Big Daddy Kane
as the Voice of Original Biography Docu-Series “BEING” 



Kicking Off With Wendy Williams, This Season Will Also Feature Chaka Khan, Al Sharpton, Dionne Warwick, Donnie McClurkin, Ruben Studdard and More


New York, NY – January 30, 2013 – This February, CENTRIC kicks-off the Black History Month celebration with original weekly series, BEING. The 8 episode one-hour docu-series takes a riveting look at the journey many of our seminal African American celebrities have encountered. Often beating the odds and rising from tough environments, BEING chronicles the life and times of Wendy Williams, Chaka Khan, Al Sharpton, Dionne Warwick, Donnie McClurkin, Ruben Studdard and more.
 
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